JLR boss warns of Brexit risk to tens of thousands of jobs

Dr Ralf Speth, chief executive, Jaguar Land Rover
The chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has warned that "10,000s of people are at risk" if Brexit causes disruption to its UK manufacturing operations. Dr Ralf Speth, who has led JLR for eight years, reiterated his warning that a hard Brexit will cost the manufacturer £1.2bn. Speaking at the Zero Emission Vehicle Summit in Birmingham yesterday, where Theresa May announced funding to support the development of electric vehicles, Dr Speth said: "I can see we will also produce electric vehicles in the UK - if the conditions... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...